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Connecticut Plants
Helleborine
Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz

This small orchid is not native -- it was introduced from Eurasia.

  • Family: orchid (Orchidaceae)
  • Habitat: woods
  • Height: 1-3 feet
  • Flower size: 1/2 to 3/4 inch across
  • Flower color: green with lavender tint
  • Flowering time: July to August
  • Origin: Europe
Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz
Epipactis helleborine (L.) Crantz